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Someday Baby Blanket Pattern

Someday one of my kids will call and say, “You’re going to be a grandma!” I decided not to wait for that moment to start knitting some little baby things. I started with this blanket in a soft yarn that has excellent drape. It’s machine washable in warm water, but it will need to dry flat. That’s not too bad!

This is an easy blanket to knit, with a 24 row “modified basketweave” stitch pattern, 18 of which are just knit rows. The other rows of this basketweave pattern are a knit 3, purl 3 repeat across the row. It makes for nice texture and something a little more interesting than plain garter stitch. Oh, and the pattern is free! Click the link below!

The blanket measures 28″ x 32″ and should be easy to tote along for families on the go. I recall having a few blankets that were way too large to bring along, so I didn’t want to make this one too big.

For those experienced in knitting for grandkids, what do you suggest I knit next? Follow my blog and make a comment, and I’ll pick a winner to receive 3 balls of Brilliant Blues Universal Yarns Bamboo POP yarn! Winner will be chosen randomly on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 8pm MST. I will notify you by commenting on your comment, so stay tuned!

someday baby blanket

13 thoughts on “Someday Baby Blanket Pattern

  1. Not sure if this is correct spot for “someday blanket,” as a grandmother/auntie/great auntie – after the baby blanket is made, I make a sweater/hat/dress – not had any boys since I started knitting. I just found out I’m going to be an honorary grandma in December and a great auntie again in October, a blanket will be made and depending on what we find out, sweater, etc.

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    1. Hi there! You won the Give-away for the “Someday Baby Blanket Pattern.” I will send your package if you provide an address! (I won’t approve your comment with the address in it for security reasons) Congratulations!

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  2. My grand babies have all been born. I love the blanket & the yarn, color is scrumptious. You are picking a winner on my 63rd birthday!


  3. I am an experienced crocheter but am looking for pretty easy patterns to knit. Thank you for the pattern.


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